Watching Atherton1

M, b. 24 August 1651
FatherMajor General Humphrey Atherton b. 4 Sep 1608, d. 17 Sep 1661
MotherMary Wales b. 30 Apr 1613, d. 17 Aug 1672
     Watching was born before the 24th day of the 6th month of 1651 at Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. The 24th day of the 6th month of 1651, Watching was christened in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Watching married Elizabeth Rigby on 3 January 1679.2


  1. [S296] Charles Henry Pope, The Pioneers of Massachusetts, A Descriptive List, Drawn From The Records Of The Colonies, Towns, & Churches, & Other Contemporaneous Documents., page 22.
  2. [S956] Eben Putnam, Atherton Genealogy, pages 6- Watching married Elizabeth Rigby 03 January 1679.